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The Model of La Galga

On Saturday, April 4, 2009, a scale model of La Galga was unveiled at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Present were the author, Bill Bane, model builder, Gene Parker, Ned Middlesworth, John Jester, Vice Mayor of Chincoteague, The Honorable Glenn C. Nye, Congressman for the 2nd District in Virginia, Eugene Marino, Chief Archaeologist, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Charles George, Wreck Diving Magazine, Myrna Cherrix, President of the Chincoteague Natural History Aassociation; and Lou Hinds, manager of the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. 

                  1983 Co-discoverers of La Galga.

L to R. Gene Parker, Bill Bane, John Amrhein, Ned Middlesworth. Not shown, Chip Bane and Albert Alberi

Bill Bane, former Navy Underwater Demolition Team, Salvage Diver, and SEAL, built a scale model of La Galga. It took two years to build.
Print of the model is now available ONLINE
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